A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Friday. The temblor was detected at 09:28:45 / 9:28 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us700046cw. Ids that are associated to the event: us700046cw. Exact location of earthquake, 127.3981° East, 1.8092° North, depth 106.53 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 106.53 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/19 / 2019-06-28 00:28:45 / June 28, 2019 @ 12:28 am.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 68 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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